The Mammoth book of best crime comics
    (2008)

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    GN/FICTION/MAMMOTH
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PUBLISHED
Philadelphia, [PA] : Running Press ; London : Robinson, 2008
DESCRIPTION
479 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9780762433940 (U.S. : pbk.), 0762433949 (U.S. : pbk.), 9781845297107 (U.K.), 1845297105 (U.K.), 0762433949 :
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

"These are some of the slickest, moodiest, graphic short stories ever collected, from the mean streets and sin cities of crime. They range from America's classic newspaper-strip serials and notorious uncensored comic books to modern graphic novel masterpieces" -- p. [4] of cover

CONTENTS
Every shade of noir / introduction by Paul Gravett -- Old gangsters never die / by Alan Moore and Lloyd Thatcher -- Torpedo 1936: the switch / by Sanchez Abuli and Jordi Bernet -- Money-making machine swindlers / by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby -- 87th Precinct: blind man's bluff / by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- Murderer of Hung / by Dominique Grange and Jacques Tardi -- Murder, morphine and me / by Jack Cole -- El Borbah: love in vein / by Charles Burns -- Spirit: the Portier fortune / by Will Eisner -- Secret Agent X-9 / by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond -- Commissario Spada: Strada [Street] / by Gianluigi Gonano and Gianni De Luca -- Lily-white Joe / by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- Crushed gardenia / by Alex Toth and anonymous -- Ms. Tree: Maternity leave / by Max Allan Colins and Terry Beatty -- Roy Carson and the old master / Colin McLoughlin and Denis McLoughlin -- Mary Spratchet / by anonymous -- Alack Sinner: Talkin' with Joe / by Carlos Sampayo and José Muñoz -- Button / by Bill Everett and anonymous -- Kane: Rat in the house / by Paul Grist -- Who dunnit? / by Fred Guardineer and anonymous -- Mike Lancer and the syndicate of death / by Mickey Spillane and Harry Sahle -- Mike Hammer: Dark City / by Mickey Spillane and Ed Robbins -- Court / by Neil Gaiman and Warren Pleece -- Sewer / by Johnny Craig -- I keep coming back / by Alan Moore and Oscar Zarate

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